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29 Bible Verses about Garments

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Zechariah 3:3

Now Joshua was clothed with filthy garments and stood before the angel.

Zechariah 3:4

And the angel answered and spoke unto those that stood before him, saying, Take away the filthy garments from him. And unto him he said, Behold, I have caused thine iniquity to pass from thee, and I have caused thee to be clothed with new raiment.

Deuteronomy 22:5

The woman shall not wear that which pertains unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment; for all that do so are abomination unto the LORD thy God.

Numbers 15:38

Speak unto the sons of Israel and bid them that they make for themselves fringes in the borders of their garments throughout their generations and that they put upon the fringe of the borders a ribband of blue.

Matthew 23:5

But they do all their works that they may be seen of men: they make broad their phylacteries and enlarge the borders of their garments

Psalm 133:2

It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that runs down upon the beard, even Aaron's beard, that goes down to the skirts of his garments;

John 19:23

Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took his garments and made four parts (to each soldier a part); and also his coat: now the coat was without seam, woven from the top throughout.

Isaiah 63:2

Why art thou red in thine apparel, and thy garments like him that treads in the winefat?

Matthew 27:35

And they crucified him and parted his garments, casting lots, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, They parted my garments among them, and upon my raiment did they cast lots.

Deuteronomy 22:12

Thou shalt make thee fringes upon the four quarters of thy covering with which thou dost cover thyself.

Isaiah 59:6

Their cloth is unfit to be a garment, neither shall they cover themselves with their works; their works are works of violence, and the work of iniquity is in their hands.

Matthew 22:12

and he said unto him, Friend, how didst thou come in here not having a wedding garment? And he was speechless.

Leviticus 19:19

Ye shall keep my statutes. Thou shalt not let thy animal join with a diverse kind for mixtures; thou shalt not sow thy field with mixture, neither shalt thou wear garments of a mixture of different things.

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Cloak » Garments

Matthew 5:40

And if anyone desires to sue thee at the law, and take away thy clothing, let him have thy cloak also.

2 Timothy 4:13

The cloak that I left at Troas in the house of Carpus, when thou comest, bring with thee and the books, but especially the parchments.

Luke 6:29

And unto the one that smites thee on the one cheek offer also the other, and to the one that takes away thy cloak defend not thy coat also.

Defilement » Things liable to ceremonial » Garments

Leviticus 13:59

This is the law of the plague of leprosy in a garment of woolen or linen, either in the warp or woof or anything of skins, to pronounce it clean or to pronounce it unclean.

Dress » Clothing » Garments

Matthew 5:40

And if anyone desires to sue thee at the law, and take away thy clothing, let him have thy cloak also.

2 Timothy 4:13

The cloak that I left at Troas in the house of Carpus, when thou comest, bring with thee and the books, but especially the parchments.

Luke 6:29

And unto the one that smites thee on the one cheek offer also the other, and to the one that takes away thy cloak defend not thy coat also.

Garments » Often rent in affliction

Ezra 9:3

And when I heard this thing, I rent my garment and my mantle and plucked off of the hair of my head and of my beard and sat down astonied.

Ezra 9:5

And at the evening sacrifice I arose up from my affliction; and having rent my garment and my mantle, I fell upon my knees and spread out my hands unto the LORD my God

2 Samuel 15:32

And it came to pass that when David came to the top of the mount to worship God there, behold, Hushai, the Archite came to meet him, with his coat rent and earth upon his head,

Garments » Of the rich » Perfumed

Psalm 45:8

All thy garments smell of myrrh and aloes and cassia, out of the ivory palaces, by which they have made thee glad.

Song of Songs 4:11

Thy lips, O my spouse, drip as the honeycomb; honey and milk are under thy tongue, and the smell of thy garments is like the smell of Lebanon.

Garments » Were often fringed and bordered

Deuteronomy 22:12

Thou shalt make thee fringes upon the four quarters of thy covering with which thou dost cover thyself.

Numbers 15:38

Speak unto the sons of Israel and bid them that they make for themselves fringes in the borders of their garments throughout their generations and that they put upon the fringe of the borders a ribband of blue.

Garments » Mentioned in scripture » Hyke or upper garment

Deuteronomy 24:13

Without fail thou shalt deliver him the pledge again when the sun goes down that he may sleep in his own clothing and bless thee, and it shall be righteousness unto thee before the LORD thy God.

Matthew 21:8

And a very great multitude spread their garments in the way; others cut down branches from the trees and spread them in the way.

Garments » Called » Vesture

Genesis 41:42

Then Pharaoh took off his ring from his hand and put it upon Joseph's hand and arrayed him in vestures of fine linen and put a gold chain about his neck;

Garments » Called » Raiment

Deuteronomy 8:4

Thy raiment never waxed old upon thee, neither did thy foot swell, these forty years.

Genesis 28:20

And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will be with me and will keep me in this way that I go and will give me bread to eat and clothing to put on

Garments » Cleansed by water from ceremonial uncleanness

Leviticus 11:32

And everything upon which any of them falls when they are dead shall be unclean, whether it be any vessel of wood or clothing or skin or sack, whatever instrument with which work is done, it must be put into water, and it shall be unclean until the evening; and thus it shall be cleansed.

Numbers 31:20

Likewise remove all sin from all your clothing and all that is made of skins and all work of goats' hair and every vessel made of wood.

Garments » Illustrative » (white,) of righteousness

Garments » Colors of, mentioned » Different colors

2 Samuel 13:18

And she had a garment of different colours upon her, for with such robes were the king's daughters that were virgins apparelled. Then his servant brought her out and bolted the door after her.

Garments » Materials used for » Wool

Proverbs 27:26

The lambs are for thy clothing, and the goats are for the price of the field.

Garments » Called » Clothes

Proverbs 6:27

Can a man take fire in his bosom and his clothes not be burned?

Ezekiel 16:39

And I will deliver thee into their hand, and they shall destroy thy high place and shall break down thy altars; they shall strip thee also of thy clothes and shall take the vessels of thy glory and shall leave thee naked and bare.

Garments » Mentioned in scripture » Bonnet or hat

Leviticus 8:13

Then Moses brought Aaron's sons and put coats upon them and girded them with girdles and put tiaras upon them, as the LORD had commanded Moses.

Daniel 3:21

Then these men were bound in their coats, their undergarments, and their hats, and their other garments, and were cast into the midst of the burning fiery furnace.

Garments » Materials used for » Sackcloth

2 Samuel 3:31

Then David said to Joab and to all the people that were with him, Rend your clothes and gird yourselves with sackcloth and mourn before Abner. And King David himself followed the bier.

2 Kings 19:1

And when King Hezekiah heard it, he rent his clothes and covered himself with sackcloth and went into the house of the LORD.

Garments » Materials used for » Linen

Leviticus 6:10

And the priest shall put on his linen garment, and his linen underwear shall he put upon his flesh, and when the fire has consumed the burnt offering, he shall take up the ashes with the burnt fat on the altar, and he shall put them beside the altar.

Esther 8:15

And Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in royal apparel of blue and white and with a great crown of gold and with a mantel of fine linen and purple; and the city of Shushan rejoiced and was glad.

Garments » Worn long and flowing

Revelation 1:13

and in the midst of the seven lampstands one like unto the Son of man, clothed with a garment down to the feet and girt about the breasts with a golden girdle.

Luke 20:46

Beware of the scribes, who desire to walk in long robes and love greetings in the markets and the first seats in the synagogues and the first places at suppers;

Garments » Were often changed

Genesis 35:2

Then Jacob said unto his household and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are among you and be clean and change your garments:

Genesis 41:14

Then Pharaoh sent and called Joseph, and they brought him hastily out of the dungeon; and they cut his hair and changed his clothes, and he came in unto Pharaoh.

Garments » Given as presents

2 Kings 5:22

And he said, Peace. My master has sent me, saying, Behold, even now two young men of the sons of the prophets came to me from Mount Ephraim; give them, I pray thee, a talent of silver and two changes of garments.

Genesis 45:22

To each one of them all he gave changes of clothing; but to Benjamin he gave three hundred pieces of silver and five changes of clothing.

Garments » Of the rich » Embroidered

Psalm 45:14

She shall be brought unto the king in raiment of needlework; the virgins her companions that follow her shall be brought unto thee.

Ezekiel 16:18

And thou didst take thy garments of many colours and cover them; and thou hast set my oil and my incense before them.

Garments » Mentioned in scripture » Burnoose or cloak

2 Timothy 4:13

The cloak that I left at Troas in the house of Carpus, when thou comest, bring with thee and the books, but especially the parchments.

Luke 6:29

And unto the one that smites thee on the one cheek offer also the other, and to the one that takes away thy cloak defend not thy coat also.

Garments » Mentioned in scripture » Girdle

1 Samuel 18:4

And Jonathan stripped himself of the robe that was upon him and gave it to David and his garments, even to his sword and to his bow and to his girdle.

Acts 21:11

And when he was come unto us, he took Paul's girdle and bound his own hands and feet and said, Thus saith the Holy Spirit, So shall the Jews at Jerusalem bind the man that owns this girdle and shall deliver him into the hands of the Gentiles.

Garments » Colors of, mentioned » Scarlet

Daniel 5:7

The king cried in a loud voice that they bring in the magicians, the Chaldeans, and the fortune-tellers. The king spoke and said to the wise men of Babylon, Whoever shall read this writing and show me its interpretation, shall be clothed with purple and have a chain of gold about his neck and shall be the third ruler in the kingdom.

2 Samuel 1:24

Ye daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, who clothed you in scarlet, with other delights, who put ornaments of gold upon your apparel.

Garments » Origin of

Garments » Colors of, mentioned » Purple

Ezekiel 7:27

The king shall mourn, and the prince shall be clothed with desolation, and the hands of the people of the land shall be troubled: I will do unto them after their way, and according to their judgments I will judge them; and they shall know that I am the LORD.

Garments » Grew old and wore out

Joshua 9:5

and old patched shoes upon their feet, and old garments upon them, and all the bread of their provision was dry and mouldy.

Psalm 102:26

They shall perish, but thou shalt endure: yea, all of them shall wax old like a garment; as a vesture thou shalt change them, and they shall be changed:

Garments » Of the rich » Multiplied and heaped up

Isaiah 3:22

the changeable suits of apparel and the mantles and the veils and the crisping pins,

Job 27:17

he may prepare it, but the just shall put it on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.

Garments » Mentioned in scripture » Tunic or coat

John 19:23

Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took his garments and made four parts (to each soldier a part); and also his coat: now the coat was without seam, woven from the top throughout.

John 21:7

Therefore that disciple whom Jesus loved said unto Peter, It is the Lord. Now when Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he girt his fisher's coat unto him (for he was naked) and cast himself into the sea.

Garments » Of the rich » Gorgeous

Acts 12:21

And upon a set day Herod, arrayed in royal apparel, sat upon his throne and made an oration unto them.

Luke 7:25

But what went ye out to see? A man clothed in soft raiment? Behold, those that are gorgeously apparelled and live delicately are in kings' courts.

Garments » Mentioned in scripture » Shoe or sandal

Garments » Of the poor » Not to be retained in pledge

Deuteronomy 24:12-13

And if the man is poor, thou shalt not sleep with his pledge. Without fail thou shalt deliver him the pledge again when the sun goes down that he may sleep in his own clothing and bless thee, and it shall be righteousness unto thee before the LORD thy God.

Garments » Of the rich » Often moth-eaten

Job 13:28

And man, is as a rotten thing that is being consumed, as a garment that is moth eaten.

Garments » Girt up during employment

John 13:4

arose from the supper and laid aside his garments and took a towel and girded himself.

Luke 17:8

And will not rather say unto him, Make ready wherewith I may sup and gird thyself and serve me until I have eaten and drunken, and afterward thou shalt eat and drink?

Garments » Called » Clothing

Job 22:6

For thou didst take a pledge from thy brother without cause and stripped the naked of their clothing.

Job 31:19

if I have seen any perish for want of clothing or any needy without a covering;

Garments » Liable to plague and leprosy

Leviticus 13:47-59

The garment also that the plague of leprosy is in, whether it is a woolen garment or a linen garment; whether it is in the warp or woof; of linen or of woolen; whether in a skin or in anything made of skin; and if the plague is greenish or reddish in the garment or in the skin, either in the warp or in the woof or in any thing of skin, it is a plague of leprosy and shall be shown unto the priest. read more.
And the priest shall look upon the plague and shut up the thing that has the plague seven days. And he shall look on the plague on the seventh day; if the plague is spread in the garment, either in the warp or in the woof or in a skin or in any work that is made of skins; the plague is a fretting leprosy; it is unclean. He shall therefore burn that garment, whether warp or woof, in woolen or in linen, or anything of skin, in which the plague is; for it is a fretting leprosy; it shall be burnt in the fire. And if the priest shall look and it appears that the plague has not spread in the garment, either in the warp, or in the woof, or in anything of skin, then the priest shall command that they wash the thing in which the plague is, and he shall shut it up again for seven days. And the priest shall look on it after the plague has been washed; and if it appears that the plague has not changed its colour, even if the plague is not spread, it is unclean; thou shalt burn it in the fire; it is fret inward, whether the bare spot is within or without. And if the priest looks and the plague appears to be darker after the washing of it, then he shall cut it out of the garment or out of the skin or out of the warp or out of the woof. And if it appears again in the garment, either in the warp or in the woof or in anything of skin, springing up again in it, thou shalt burn whatever the plague is in with fire. But the garment, either warp or woof or whatever thing of skin which thou shalt wash and from which the plague is removed, shall be washed the second time, and then it shall be clean. This is the law of the plague of leprosy in a garment of woolen or linen, either in the warp or woof or anything of skins, to pronounce it clean or to pronounce it unclean.

Garments » Of the poor » Used as a covering by night

Deuteronomy 24:13

Without fail thou shalt deliver him the pledge again when the sun goes down that he may sleep in his own clothing and bless thee, and it shall be righteousness unto thee before the LORD thy God.

Garments » Of the poor » Provided specially by God

Garments » Not to be made of mixed materials

Deuteronomy 22:11

Thou shalt not wear a garment of mixture, as of woolen and linen together.

Garments » Colors of, mentioned » White

Garments » Of the sexes, not to be interchanged

Deuteronomy 22:5

The woman shall not wear that which pertains unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment; for all that do so are abomination unto the LORD thy God.

Garments » Of israel preserved for forty years

Deuteronomy 8:4

Thy raiment never waxed old upon thee, neither did thy foot swell, these forty years.

Garments » Materials used for » Silk

Proverbs 31:22

Mem She makes herself tapestries; her clothing is of fine linen and purple.

Garments » Mentioned in scripture » Vail

Genesis 24:65

For she had asked the slave, What man is this that walks in the field to meet us? And the slave had said, This is my master; therefore she took a veil and covered herself.

Garments » Materials used for » Skins

Hebrews 11:37

they were stoned; they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were slain with the sword; they wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins; poor, afflicted, mistreated,

Garments » Illustrative » (washed in wine,) of abundance

Genesis 49:11

Binding his foal unto the vine and his ass's colt unto the choice roots; he washed his garments in wine and his covering in the blood of grapes;

Garments » Given as a token of covenants

1 Samuel 18:4

And Jonathan stripped himself of the robe that was upon him and gave it to David and his garments, even to his sword and to his bow and to his girdle.

Garments » Colors of, mentioned » Blue

Ezekiel 23:6

which were clothed with blue, captains and rulers, all of them desirable young men, horsemen riding upon horses.

Garments » Of the rich » Of the finest materials

Matthew 11:8

But what did you go out to see? A man clothed in soft raiment? Behold, those that wear soft clothing are in kings' houses.

Garments » Scribes and pharisees condemned for making broad the borders of

Matthew 23:5

But they do all their works that they may be seen of men: they make broad their phylacteries and enlarge the borders of their garments

Garments » Of those slain with a sword not used

Isaiah 14:19

But thou art cast out of thy grave like an abominable branch, and as the raiment of those that are slain, thrust through with a sword, that went down to the bottom of the pit, as a carcase trodden under feet.

Garments » Materials used for » Camel's hair

Matthew 3:4

And the same John had his raiment of camel's hair and a leathern girdle about his loins, and his food was locusts and wild honey.

Garments » Of the rich » Gay

James 2:2-3

For if a man with a gold ring and in precious apparel comes into your synagogue and a poor person in vile raiment also comes in, and ye have respect to him that wears the precious clothing and say unto him, Sit thou here in a good place; and say to the poor, Stand thou there or sit here under my footstool:

Garments » Illustrative » (rolled in blood,) of victory

Isaiah 9:5

For every battle of him who fights is with shaking of the earth and the rolling of garments in blood; but this shall be with burning and consuming of fire.

Garments » Of the poor » Vile

James 2:2

For if a man with a gold ring and in precious apparel comes into your synagogue and a poor person in vile raiment also comes in,

Leprosy » Garments » Suspected of, but not having, washed and pronounced clean

Leviticus 13:53-54

And if the priest shall look and it appears that the plague has not spread in the garment, either in the warp, or in the woof, or in anything of skin, then the priest shall command that they wash the thing in which the plague is, and he shall shut it up again for seven days.

Leviticus 13:58-59

But the garment, either warp or woof or whatever thing of skin which thou shalt wash and from which the plague is removed, shall be washed the second time, and then it shall be clean. This is the law of the plague of leprosy in a garment of woolen or linen, either in the warp or woof or anything of skins, to pronounce it clean or to pronounce it unclean.

Leprosy » Garments » Incurably infected with, burned

Leviticus 13:51-52

And he shall look on the plague on the seventh day; if the plague is spread in the garment, either in the warp or in the woof or in a skin or in any work that is made of skins; the plague is a fretting leprosy; it is unclean. He shall therefore burn that garment, whether warp or woof, in woolen or in linen, or anything of skin, in which the plague is; for it is a fretting leprosy; it shall be burnt in the fire.

Leprosy » Garments » Infected with, to have the piece first torn out

Leviticus 13:56

And if the priest looks and the plague appears to be darker after the washing of it, then he shall cut it out of the garment or out of the skin or out of the warp or out of the woof.

Leprosy » Garments » Suspected of, shown to priest

Leviticus 13:49

and if the plague is greenish or reddish in the garment or in the skin, either in the warp or in the woof or in any thing of skin, it is a plague of leprosy and shall be shown unto the priest.

Leprosy » Garments » Suspected of, shut up seven days

Leviticus 13:50

And the priest shall look upon the plague and shut up the thing that has the plague seven days.

Leprosy » Infected » Garments

Leviticus 13:47

The garment also that the plague of leprosy is in, whether it is a woolen garment or a linen garment;

Linen » Garments » For men made of

Genesis 41:42

Then Pharaoh took off his ring from his hand and put it upon Joseph's hand and arrayed him in vestures of fine linen and put a gold chain about his neck;

Ezekiel 9:2

And, behold, six men came from the way of the higher gate, which lies toward the north, and each man had a slaughter weapon in his hand; and one man among them was clothed with linen with a writer's inkhorn by his side; and they went in and stood beside the brazen altar.

Linen » Garments » For women made of

Isaiah 3:23

the looking glasses and the fine linen and the hoods and the hairdos.

Ezekiel 16:10-13

I clothed thee also with broidered work and shod thee with badgers' skin, and I girded thee about with fine linen, and I clothed thee with silk. I decked thee also with ornaments, and I put bracelets upon thy arms and a chain on thy neck. And I put nose rings upon thy nostrils and earrings in thine ears and a diadem of beauty upon thine head. read more.
Thus wast thou decked with gold and silver; and thy raiment was of fine linen and silk and broidered work; thou didst eat fine flour of wheat and honey and oil: and thou wast made exceeding beautiful, and thou hast prospered even until thou hast reigned.

Presents » Things given as » Garments

1 Samuel 18:4

And Jonathan stripped himself of the robe that was upon him and gave it to David and his garments, even to his sword and to his bow and to his girdle.

Genesis 45:22

To each one of them all he gave changes of clothing; but to Benjamin he gave three hundred pieces of silver and five changes of clothing.

Topics on Garments

Garments Of Sin

38;3;3

Now Joshua was clothed with filthy garments and stood before the angel.

Hair Garments

12;1;8

And they answered him, He was a hairy man and girt with a girdle of leather about his loins. And he said, It is Elijah, the Tishbite.

Inner Garments

43;19;23

Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took his garments and made four parts (to each soldier a part); and also his coat: now the coat was without seam, woven from the top throughout.

Outer Garments

42;22;36

Then he said unto them, But now, he that has a purse, let him take it and likewise his provision bag; and he that has no sword, let him sell his garment and buy one.

Priests Garments

2;31;10

and the clothes of service and the holy garments for Aaron the priest and the garments of his sons that they may be priests,